Six months of dating gifts
While I was discussing it with my brother, he asked what I was going to give my boyfriend for the anniversary.My boyfriend and I haven't discussed it, but should I get him something?Or if you're super crafty, maybe you could make something you know he'd get a kick out of.Gift giving is supposed to be fun, so if you decide to get your man a little gift, enjoy the process. Have you ever found yourself in a similar situation? And if you're in a relationship, do you and your partner exchange gifts often? I wasn’t dating anyone last Christmas, and I’m used to buying for a wife. But I also don’t want to get her something boring either. It’s expensive for the guy to buy, and if you two break up, she may not wear it ever again because it reminds her of you in the way that, say, a set of hand towels, will not. Instead, “experience gifts” are always a good bet–tickets to a concert or play, gift certificate to her favorite fancy restaurant, day at the spa. These kinds of gifts produce memories, and often you can do them together.Mike Hi Mike, Since your email is such a timely one, you skip right to the front of the email line. But watch out at recess, because some of the guys you skipped are probably going to be looking to give you a face wash in the snow. Okay, so what gift should you stay away from if you aren’t ready to get serious yet? So then there’s a lovely gold pendant tarnishing away in a velvet-lined box until 40 years from now when one of her grandkids asks her about it and she croaks, “” And then the grandkids are distracted by finding the potty-mouth jar so once again the pendant is forgotten. You can also get more personal with her specific interests or goals–golf lessons, glass-blowing classes, a ride in a hot air balloon. I also think they’re an easier gift to give overall, since you know what your partner’s interests are better than you know whether they’ll like that random sweater in that specific fit, in that specific material, in that specific color, in that specific size. If you put a bit of thought into it (no December 24 shopping), and get her something you truly believe suits her personality/tastes/interests, you’ll make the right choice.On the other hand, some couples rarely exchange gifts; my husband and I fall into this camp.
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I’ve been divorced for a couple of years and while the dating scene has had its challenges, I’m currently involved with a gorgeous woman. I don’t want to scare her off with anything too serious.
If you plan on giving your boyfriend a gift, go with something thoughtful and heartfelt.